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State

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    Unknown
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✔ Recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (3-month deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Support for LGBT protections by US state

Ranked #1 out of 50 regions surveyed. (Source: PRRI, 2018)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose laws that would protect gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people against discrimination in jobs, public accommodations, and housing?"

 
Favor (68%)

Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people

Ranked #1 out of 50 regions surveyed. (Source: PRRI, 2018)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose allowing a small business owner in your state to refuse to provide products or services to gay or lesbian people, if doing so violates their religious beliefs"

 
Oppose (49%)

Support of same-sex marriage by US state

Ranked #24 out of 51 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research, 2014)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally?"

(39%) Oppose
Favor (54%)

Support of homosexuality by US state

Ranked #12 out of 51 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research, 2014)

Question: "Which statement comes closer to your own views: homosexuality should be accepted by society OR homosexuality should be discouraged by society?"

(27%) Oppose
Support (69%)

History

Homosexual activity in Nevada

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Homosexual activity in Nevada is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 26, 2003
Legal
US Supreme Court ruling issued in Lawrence v. Texas struck down all sodomy laws on the basis of privacy and liberty. The decision overturned any laws remaining in all US states which prohibited acts of sodomy.
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Same-sex marriage in Nevada

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Same-sex marriage in Nevada is legal.

Current status
Since Oct 9, 2014
Legal
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Sevcik v. Sandoval that Nevada laws violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment after the US Supreme Court declined to take up other cases related to anti-marriage laws and amendments.
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Mar 16, 2009–Oct 9, 2014
Other type of partnership
Domestic partnership is recognized by the state as a form of same-sex union
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Nevada

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Nevada is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Right to change legal gender in Nevada

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Right to change legal gender in Nevada is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Jan 6, 2015
Legal, but requires surgery
NAC 440.130 provides allowance for persons to change gender on birth certificates and other vital records so long as a certifying physicians signs off on the persons gender identity.
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Jan 6, 2015–Sep 3, 2017
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2017
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Nevada

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Nevada is recognized.

Current status
Since Apr 22, 2019
Recognized
Nevada-born residents can request an X gender marker on their birth certificates. Residents can ask for an X on IDs and driver's licenses.
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LGBT discrimination in Nevada

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LGBT discrimination in Nevada is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
People are protected from discrimination based upon both sexual orientation and gender identification.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Nevada

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LGBT employment discrimination in Nevada is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since 2011
Sexual orientation and gender identity
State law provides for protections against employment discrimination in regards to both sexual orientation and gender identification.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Nevada

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LGBT housing discrimination in Nevada is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
This state explicitly bans housing discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identification.

Additionally, the Human Rights Campaign states, "The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires grantees and participants of HUD programs to comply with local and state non-discrimination laws that include sexual orientation and gender identity.
HUD also prohibits inquiries regarding the sexual orientation or gender identity of a prospective tenant or applicant for assisted
housing in every state (March 2012)."
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Same-sex adoption in Nevada

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Same-sex adoption in Nevada is legal.

Current status
Legal
Joint or single parent adoption is allowed for individuals or married or domestic partners per Nev. Revised Stat. §127.030.

Second-parent adoptions have also been allowed in lower courts.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/nevada
Nev. Revised Stat. §127.030
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Serving openly in military in Nevada

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Serving openly in military in Nevada is legal.

Current status
Since Sep 20, 2011
Legal
Don't Ask, Don't Tell is officially repealed throughout the United States, and gays and lesbians may openly serve.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Nevada

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Blood donations by MSMs in Nevada is banned (3-month deferral).

Current status
Since Apr 2, 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Blood donation centers follow the new FDA 3-month deferral guidance.
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Dec 21, 2015–Apr 2, 2020
Banned (1-year deferral)
Blood donation centers followed the non-binding FDA one year deferral guidance.
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1983–Dec 21, 2015
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Ban on blood donations from MSMs applies to any man who has had sex, even once, with another man on or after January 1, 1977.
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Conversion therapy in Nevada

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Conversion therapy in Nevada is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Conversion Therapy is currently legal for transgender youths. The law only bans it for LGB youth, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it for all LGBT youths.
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May 22, 2015–Sep 16, 2017
Banned
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Since May 22, 2015
Banned
SB353 passed final vote in Nevada on May 22, 2015 banning conversion therapy for homosexual youths, however, while it passed, protections for transgender persons were not included. The bill has passed, but has been referred to committee to discuss the amendment.
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Equal age of consent in Nevada

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Equal age of consent in Nevada is equal.

Current status
Since May 29, 2013
Equal
Pursuant to NRS 201.195, the law prohibiting sexual contact with minors 16+ has been repealed. NRS 201.195.2 previously disallowed homosexual persons under the age of 18 from having sexual contact, but allowed heterosexual couples aged 16+ to attain such acts. In May 29, 2013, that subsection was repealed, and the law applied equally to both Homosexual and Heterosexual persons aged 16+
Sources:
Current Law: leg.state.nv.us/nrs/nrs-201…

Law showing Repeal: leg.state.nv.us/Statutes/77…
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